The relation between economic growth and social equality is a concern to policy- makers and economists in each stage of development at both national and local level. This article tries to examine this relation in HCMC in the years 1994 – 2008 and suggests some measures to deal properly with this problem in the coming years
One of the biggest challenges to survival and development of the agriculture in the context of globalization is peasants knowledge about agricultural production. To enhance their general education, the best way is to agricultural extension system with intensive training courses. In the past few years, a series of training courses have been held all over the country. Training quality is the key to sustainable development of training programs and improvements in efficient use of resources provided for peasants by the government. An overall estimation of the quality of such programs, however, has not been done. To reach such estimation, it's necessary to grasp peasants satisfaction of training programs provided. How to identify factors that satisty the peasants and quantity them is a problem the agricultural train ing system nnust pay full attention to. To serve this effort, the article discusses three issues: theoretical framework of a quantitative model, applied results and suggestion of solutions to improvements in training courses given by agricultural extension authority.
This paper examines impact of entrepreneurial orientation, innovativeness capability and marketing capability on firm performance. Test of 323 sample firms in HCMC shows that both innovativeness capability and marketing capability may improve the firm performance. Finally, entrepreneurial orientation is important to improvement in innovativeness capability and marketing capability of the firms although it doesn’t affect directly the firm performance.